Membership
Industry Membership Program: The Value Proposition
OAI provides value-added experience, intellectual capital and crucial connections that:
  • Collaborate with Industry, University and Government Lab Partners
  • Integrate your supply chain with qualified medium-to-small business enterprises
  • Expand capability options and direct business connections
  • Accelerate innovation and research
  • Solve problems
  • Access global markets
  • Outreach services for university connections
  • Grow talent pool
  • Drive results
Your Industry membership in OAI gives you opportunities to:
Network / access key educational events (member preferences and invitations to:)
  • OAI-hosted workshops and conference events
  • Invitations to Aerospace advocacy and awareness events
  • OAI Member supply chain events
  • Monthly Industry Roundtable Discussion Groups and Special Events
  • Special teaming opportunities in Green Aviation, Advanced Energy, Advanced Materials and Sustainment
  • Opportunity to participate in Industry Committees (Regulatory, Innovation, International, Small Business) and Supply Chain Services Program
  • Access to international aerospace clusters and partnerships around the world
  • Aerospace Workforce Development network opportunities
  • Invitations to OAI Distinguished Lecture Series and Professional Development Courses
Communication
  • E-mail alerts of news, opportunities and events through Industry Pulse List
  • Policy alerts (Federal and State) that affect the aerospace industry
Connect:
  • First consideration for partnerships and collaborations
  • Participation in strong Ohio-based national and international aerospace cluster
  • Facilitated introduction to industry, university and government key points of contact
  • Insight/connection across NASA Glenn Research Center and Air Force Research Laboratory researchers and game changing technology through “on-site” OAI representatives
  • Access to markets available only to non-profit organizations
  • Access to “Get Connected” – one phone call is all it takes to address your question or need. If we don’t have the answer, we’ll get it for you or direct you to the right place
  • Connection to statewide Ohio aerospace industry supply chain network, Ohio intermediary organizations for business and technical assistance
Problem Solve:
  • Access to Small Business Growth Services
  • Strategy sessions with honest feedback – capability reviews, needs assessment, future plan evaluation, etc.
  • Opportunity to submit project ideas for consideration under OAI’s Collaborative Federal Economic Development Program
  • Access to OAI’s network of world-class researchers and scientists
  • Commercialization services available on a contracted basis
  • Other solutions available on a contracted basis
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Other Benefits
  • On-site “travel office” at OAI Cleveland and Dayton (includes wireless access)
  • OAI Industry Members’ Annual Forum participation
  • Access to OAI Small Business Aerospace Supplier Capabilities Matrix
Engage OAI Contracted Services
OAI innovative solutions are available on a contract basis including but not limited to areas such as:
  • Technology Commercialization
  • Market Studies
  • Technical Assessments
  • Funding Roadmaps
  • Legislative Tracking
  • Regulatory Road-Mapping
  • Partner Targeting
  • IP Protection and Licensing
  • Subject Matter Expertise
  • Contracted use of OAI meeting facilities (subject to scheduling limitations)
  • Many other areas are available upon request.
Industry Membership Levels
  • Top tier companies
  • Mid tier companies
  • $11,000 annual dues
  • $  6,000 annual dues
Dues are pro-rated on a quarterly basis and renew each January for the following year.

Aerospace Industry Cluster Member Capabilities Matrix
The OAI Aerospace Industry Cluster member capabilities matrix is a tool for procurement professionals, developers, and researchers to identify world-class partners and suppliers. Participating companies in this project are verified members of OAI, have completed the OAI supplier survey profile, and are currently active within this supply chain network.

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For more information on becoming an OAI Industry Member, please contact
Howard Thompson at HowardThompson@oai.org or 440.962.3237.

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All OAI SBN activities provide access, connections and networking.

Aerospace Industry Networking & Opportunities
  • Invitations to selected OAI collaborative events
    • Workshops, Monthly Roundtables and Industry Forums
    • OAI Membership special events
    • OAI Webinars
  • Aerospace advocacy and awareness events
  • International trade workshops, summits and trade missions
  • OAI member supply chain events
  • Opportunity to participate in Industry Committees (Government Affairs, Innovation, International Services, Small Business and Supply Chain Services)
  • Participation in strong regional, national and internationally-recognized aerospace, aviation and aero-defense cluster
  • Access to key international aerospace clusters and partnerships around the world
  • Invitations to OAI Distinguished Lecture Series & Professional Development Courses
  • Aerospace Workforce Development network opportunities
  • Access to OAI meeting space on an availability/fee per room basis
  • Access to the OAI Travel Office on site at Cleveland or Dayton Office
Communication
  • E-mail alerts of opportunities and events through our SBN membership notifications
  • OAI Membership e-Newsletter
  • OAI website calendar of aerospace events
Promotion
  • Opportunity to participate in the OAI Small Business Aerospace Supplier Capabilities Matrix (new)
  • Recognition on OAI website including company overview and link to company’s website
  • Company logo in the OAI lobby display
  • OAI member booklet

United States Department of Commerce Selection for President’s “E” Award

Click here to become a Member of OAI

Click here for 2015 OAI Industry Membership Highlights




Contracted Services

OAI innovative solutions are available on a contracted basis, including but not limited to areas such as technology commercialization, market studies, technical assessments, funding roadmaps, partner targeting, IP protection and licensing, legislative roadmapping, subject matter expertise, etc.

For more information on becoming an OAI Industry Member, please contact
Howard Thompson at HowardThompson@oai.org or 440.962.3237.

At OAI, we have ongoing relationships with many of the key Ohio-based aerospace and defense organizations, as well as companies around the globe that are vital to growing jobs and technologies here.

We have an industry membership program that works with market-leading companies around the state, midsized companies that serve the industry, and small, emerging businesses. The following is a partial list of our corporate members:

Industry Sponsors Small Business Network
Airbus Group
America Makes
Battelle Memorial Institute
Belcan Corporation
Cobham plc
Crane Aerospace & Electronics
GE Aviation
GrafTech International Ltd.
Honeywell International, Inc.
L-3 Communications Cincinnati Electronics (CE)
Lockheed Martin Space Systems
Magellan Aerospace
Materion Corporation
Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems
Parker Hannifin Corporation
PCC Airfoils, LLC
Pratt & Whitney
Rolls-Royce/LibertyWorks
The Boeing Company
The Timken Company
UTC Aerospace Systems



College and University Members

The following ten university members all confer PhD degrees
in aerospace-related engineering and research.

Air Force Institute of Technology
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland State University
Ohio University
The Ohio State University
The University of Akron
The University of Toledo
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton
Wright State University


Other college and university members

Baldwin Wallace University
Cuyahoga Community College
Kent State University
Alphaport, Inc.
APB & Associates, Inc.
BioOhio
Catacel Corporation
Deep Hole Specialists
FORCAM Inc.
McDonald Hopkins LLC
Mold Masters International
N&R Engineering
Nastec, Inc.
NobleTek
Paulo Products Company
PDH Applied Physics, LLC
Pragmatic Consulting, Inc.
Projects Unlimited
Reed Integration, Inc.
Schneller
Sierra Lobo, Inc.
Spectral Energies, LLC
Sporian Microsystems, Inc.
SSOE Group
Stride Tool Inc.
Techmetals, Inc.
The Trident Group
USM Precision Products
Vantage Partners, LLC
ZIN Technologies, Inc.

In addition, we work closely with the Air Force Research Laboratory and the NASA Glenn Research Center.